First Names GAIL

 

National Statistics

Summary

  • GAIL is ranked as the 168th most popular given name in the United States with an estimated population of 385,407.
  • This name is in the 99th percentile, this means that nearly 0% of all the first names are more popular.
  • There are 120.87 people named GAIL for every 100,000 Americans.
  • This name is most often used as a first name, 99% of the time.
  • Based on the analysis of 100 years worth of data from the Social Security Administration's (SSA) Baby Names database, the estimated population of people named GAIL is 172,692.
  • The SSA data also shows that GAIL is used as a girl's name 96% of the time.

First Names GAIL
National Statistics

MyNameStats statistics:

  • Population Est. 385,407 +/-0.6%
  • National Rank 168
  • Percentile Rank 1.00
  • Proportion/100k 120.9

SSA Baby Name statistics:

  • Population Estimate 172,692
  • National Rank 314
  • Percentile Rank 99.66%
  • Proportion/100k 54.16

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Race and Ethinicity

Summary

The race and Hispanic origin distribution of the people with the name GAIL is 81.1% White, 3.1% Hispanic origin, 12.3% Black, 1.4% Asian or Pacific Islander, 1.4% Two or More Races, and 0.6% American Indian or Alaskan Native. These figures should be considered only as a rough estimate. The purpose of this graph is to compare the name's specific race and Hispanic origin distribution to the distribution in the general population of the US.

The vertical blue bars represent the race distribution of people that have the name. The yellow horizontal lines represent the race distribution of the general population. The amount by which the blue bars extend past the yellow horizontal lines determines how likely a person with the name will be part of a given race or Hispanic origin group.

On this basis, the people with the name GAIL have a higher likelyhood of being White and a lower likelyhood of being Hispanic origin.

Ethnic and Cultural Name Categories

The first name GAIL is included in the following name catgories:
  • Common US feminine given name - Census Bureau Data
  • Common US surname - Census Bureau Data
  • US unisex baby name - Social Security Administration
  • Common US masculine given name - Census Bureau Data

Race & Hispanic origin distribution
of the people with the name GAIL

Race or Hisp. origin % people named % general pop. % diff.
White 81.1% 63.9% 17.2%
Hispanic origin 3.1% 16.3% -13.2%
Black 12.3% 12.3% 0.0%
Asian or Pacific Islander 1.4% 4.9% -3.5%
Two or more races 1.4% 1.8% -0.4%
American Indian or Alaskan Native 0.6% 0.7% -0.1%
 

State Statistics for Popularity and Rank

Summary

  • The state with the most people named GAIL is California where 35,074 people have this name.
  • Rhode Island is the state where you are most likely to meet a person named GAIL, as 228.04 in every 100,000 Rhode Islanders have this name.
  • Highest percentile rank of any state for this name is 99th, this rank was reached in the states of Florida.
  • Rhode Island is the state with the biggest positive difference between the actual state population and the projected state population based on the national average. (where the blue bar extends past the yellow vertical line) with a difference of 0 more people than projected.
  • The state with the biggest negative difference is Texas (where the blue bar does not extend past the yellow vertical line) with a difference of 6 fewer people than projected.
Midwest State Statistics First-Names GAIL State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Illinois 17,039 132.28 99.7% Indiana 6,753 102.37 99.3% Iowa 2,524 81.23 98.9% Kansas 3,418 117.69 98.8% Michigan 12,512 126.26 99.8% Minnesota 6,705 122.86 99.5% Missouri 3,404 113.68 99.1% Nebraska 2,319 123.27 98.4% North Dakota 1,166 157.68 97.2% Ohio 14,090 121.52 99.6% South Dakota 1,229 144.07 97.2% Wisconsin 7,930 137.74 99.6%

Midwest States
State stats for the first name GAIL

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Illinois 17,039 132.28 99.7%
Indiana 6,753 102.37 99.3%
Iowa 2,524 81.23 98.9%
Kansas 3,418 117.69 98.8%
Michigan 12,512 126.26 99.8%
Minnesota 6,705 122.86 99.5%
Missouri 3,404 113.68 99.1%
Nebraska 2,319 123.27 98.4%
North Dakota 1,166 157.68 97.2%
Ohio 14,090 121.52 99.6%
South Dakota 1,229 144.07 97.2%
Wisconsin 7,930 137.74 99.6%
West State Statistics First-Names GAIL State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alaska 924 125.39 96.6% Arizona 9,501 141.15 99.5% California 35,074 90.39 99.8% Colorado 7,489 139.83 99.4% Hawaii 2,276 160.31 99.5% Idaho 2,139 130.89 98.4% Montana 1,506 147.14 98.0% Nevada 3,439 121.14 99.1% New Mexico 2,423 116.18 98.5% Oregon 6,152 154.95 99.3% Utah 2,691 91.46 98.6% Washington 8,671 122.79 99.7% Wyoming 839 143.67 96.9%

West States
State stats for the first name GAIL

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alaska 924 125.39 96.6%
Arizona 9,501 141.15 99.5%
California 35,074 90.39 99.8%
Colorado 7,489 139.83 99.4%
Hawaii 2,276 160.31 99.5%
Idaho 2,139 130.89 98.4%
Montana 1,506 147.14 98.0%
Nevada 3,439 121.14 99.1%
New Mexico 2,423 116.18 98.5%
Oregon 6,152 154.95 99.3%
Utah 2,691 91.46 98.6%
Washington 8,671 122.79 99.7%
Wyoming 839 143.67 96.9%
Northeast State Statistics First-Names GAIL State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Connecticut 6,493 180.53 99.6% Maine 2,180 163.89 98.3% Massachusetts 13,270 196.73 99.7% New Hampshire 2,766 208.45 98.9% New Jersey 13,916 155.7 99.7% New York 26,848 135.96 99.8% Pennsylvania 18,841 147.34 99.7% Rhode Island 2,406 228.04 99.2% Vermont 1,215 193.95 98.7%

Northeast States
State stats for the first name GAIL

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Connecticut 6,493 180.53 99.6%
Maine 2,180 163.89 98.3%
Massachusetts 13,270 196.73 99.7%
New Hampshire 2,766 208.45 98.9%
New Jersey 13,916 155.7 99.7%
New York 26,848 135.96 99.8%
Pennsylvania 18,841 147.34 99.7%
Rhode Island 2,406 228.04 99.2%
Vermont 1,215 193.95 98.7%
South State Statistics First-Names GAIL State Population Proportion/100k Percentile Alabama 6,910 142.5 99.5% Arkansas 3,479 117.27 99.0% Delaware 1,312 140.27 99.2% Dist. of Columbia 612 92.85 98.5% Florida 24,766 124.49 99.9% Georgia 17,744 175.73 99.8% Kentucky 4,647 105.3 98.9% Louisiana 6,123 131.68 99.4% Maryland 9,085 152.01 99.7% Mississippi 3,404 113.68 99.1% North Carolina 13,711 137.88 99.7% Oklahoma 4,268 110.04 99.0% South Carolina 7,902 163.51 99.5% Tennessee 9,037 137.98 99.5% Texas 19,501 72.34 99.7% Virginia 11,476 137.83 99.7% West Virginia 1,946 105.17 97.7%

South States
State stats for the first name GAIL

State Pop. Prop/100k %Rank
Alabama 6,910 142.5 99.5%
Arkansas 3,479 117.27 99.0%
Delaware 1,312 140.27 99.2%
Dist. of Columbia 612 92.85 98.5%
Florida 24,766 124.49 99.9%
Georgia 17,744 175.73 99.8%
Kentucky 4,647 105.3 98.9%
Louisiana 6,123 131.68 99.4%
Maryland 9,085 152.01 99.7%
Mississippi 3,404 113.68 99.1%
North Carolina 13,711 137.88 99.7%
Oklahoma 4,268 110.04 99.0%
South Carolina 7,902 163.51 99.5%
Tennessee 9,037 137.98 99.5%
Texas 19,501 72.34 99.7%
Virginia 11,476 137.83 99.7%
West Virginia 1,946 105.17 97.7%
 

Full Names with GAIL as a First Name

Summary

Shown are the top 20 most likely full names that have GAIL as a first name. The length of the bars represents an estimate of the the number of people with the name expressed as a percentage of all the people named GAIL.

The most popular full name is GAIL Smith. 0.90% of all the people named GAIL have this family name.

There are 31414 last names associated with this first name.

Top 20 Last Names
paired with the first name GAIL

Rank Full Name % of pop
1 GAIL Smith 0.90%
2 GAIL Johnson 0.73%
3 GAIL Williams 0.50%
4 GAIL Brown 0.48%
5 GAIL Jones 0.47%
6 GAIL Miller 0.45%
7 GAIL Davis 0.41%
8 GAIL Anderson 0.35%
9 GAIL Wilson 0.30%
10 GAIL Thompson 0.30%
11 GAIL Thomas 0.29%
12 GAIL Martin 0.27%
13 GAIL Moore 0.25%
14 GAIL Taylor 0.25%
15 GAIL White 0.24%
16 GAIL Harris 0.23%
17 GAIL Hall 0.22%
18 GAIL King 0.22%
19 GAIL Clark 0.22%
20 GAIL Allen 0.22%